Articles by Loretta Race

South African Commonwealth Roster Grows On Day 2 Of C’ships

Chad Le Clos easily won the men’s 200m freestyle in a Commonwealth Games-qualifying time, but he wasn’t the only one to notch an event on South Africa’s line-up for next year.

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British Teen Jacob Peters Surprises With 2Fly Commonwealth QT

All eyes were on Olympian James Guy yeseterday in Sheffield as the 22-year-old went after his only event at the 2017 Swim England National Winter Championshps, but an even younger gun in Jacob Peters turned heads.

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Proud Produces New 50 Free British Record For 2nd Seed In Copenhagen

Two-time medalist from Budapest, Ben Proud of Great Britain, lowered his own national record in the men’s 50m freestyle while competing at the European Short Course Championships.

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Italy’s Martinenghi Notches Yet Another Breaststroke WJR

Italy’s 18-year-old breaststroking extraordinaire, Nicolo Martinenghi, was at it again today in Copenhagen.

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James Wilby Clocks Sub-Minute 100 Breast To Set Sights On Gold Coast

James Wilby (right) dipped under the British qualification time in the men’s 100m breaststroke and may be in consideration to represent his nation at next year’s Commonwealth Games.

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Russia Remains On Top, Hungary Making Medal Table Moves

Russia maintained its lead in the overall medal table, but saw Hungary break out to be the sole 2nd placed nation through 2 days of competition in Copenhagen.

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Jordan Sloan Notches 2 Irish National Records In As Many Days

With just one and a half days of the 2017 European Short Course Championships done and dusted, Irish swimmer Jordan Sloan has already notched himself two individual Irish senior national records to set the stage for his competition.

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Willmott Takes 400m IM Control, But Backstrokers Fall Short In England

“I was a bit nervous that I would struggle before the end but I surprised myself,” said Aimee Willmott said after claiming the 400m IM gold at the Swim England Winter Championships, most likely earning her spot on the Commonwealth Games roster.

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Kolesnikov Rockets Russia To Top Of Medal Standings In Copenhagen

Russia got off to a roaring start in Copenhagen with the help of teenager Kliment Kolesnikov.

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Breathless Cate Campbell Easily Takes 50 Free Queensland Title (Video)

Australian Cate Campbell shows us how it’s done in the women’s 50m freestyle in Queensland.

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‘Reborn’ Cate Campbell Pairing Up With Olympic Champion Sarah Sjostrom

As if the stop-by-stop World Cup battles between elite sprinters Cate Campbell of Australia and Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden weren’t enough, now there’s the chance the pair of Olympic gold medalists will be training alongside one another in the lead-up to Tokyo 2020.

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Small But Mighty British Squad Ready To Race In Copenhagen

The Copenhagen-bound British squad is small, but stacked with the likes of Peaty, Proud and Anderson.

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Larkin Lights Up 200 IM While Wilimovsky Bests Horton In QLD

Mitch Larkin tries an ‘off’ event on for size, while Ariarne Titmus and American Jordan Wilimovsky pull off the distance wins in Queensland.

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Retta Claus Is Back With Ideas For Swimmers On The ‘Nice’ List

Retta Claus has kept her eye out on gifts for that special swimmer in your life. Check them out while you still have shopping time!

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Swim England Winter C’ships: Guy Goes For Possible 200 Fly History

Commonwealth Games berths are at stake this week at the 2017 Swim England National Winter Championships.

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